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Johns Hopkins APL Develops Remote-Controlled System to Support Railway Incident Assessment

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 29, 2016 — Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory has created a remote-controlled system designed to provide reconnaissance data to law enforcement officials and first responders for railway incident assessments, ExecutiveBiz said Thursday. APL said Wednesday its Instrumented Rail Inspection System works to detect chemicals and hazardous materials on …

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Johns Hopkins APL Scientist Earns NASA Distinguished Public Service Medal

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 7, 2016 — A scientist at the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory has received NASA‘s Distinguished Public Service Medal for his work to advance space exploration programs, GovCon Executive reported Wednesday. Tom Krimigis has contributed to the Voyager, Cassini Saturn Orbiter,  New Frontiers and Discovery missions, …

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Protran to Commercially Offer Johns Hopkins APL’s Unmanned Tech for Railway Safety Ops

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 7, 2016 — Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory has tapped Harsco Corp. subsidiary Protran Technology to market an unmanned vehicle to Protran’s customers in industries such as transportation and mining, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. Harsco said Wednesday the Instrumented Rail Inspection System, which the lab developed with funds from the …

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Johns Hopkins APL Builds Prototype of Submersible, Corrosion-Resistant UAV

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 21, 2016 — Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory has built an unmanned aerial vehicle that can also operate underwater or launch from the sea, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The lab said Thursday it built a prototype of the Corrosion Resistant Aerial Covert Unmanned Nautical System using additive manufacturing methods. CRACUNS is …

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Johns Hopkins APL Names Paul Stockton, Richard Danzig Senior Fellows

TYSONS CORNER, VA, February 4, 2016 — Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory has named two former military officials as senior fellows at the lab, GovCon Executive reported Wednesday. Johns Hopkins APL said Tuesday the new senior fellows are Paul Stockton, a former assistant secretary for homeland defense and Americas’ security affairs at the …

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Johns Hopkins APL Appoints Preston Dunlap as Mission Area Executive; Mark Lewellyn Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 20, 2016 — Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory has named Preston Dunlap as the national security analysis mission area executive, GovCon Executive reported Tuesday. Dunlap was formerly a national security fellow at the national security analysis department of Johns Hopkins APL, the lab said Monday. “Preston’s appointment is …

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Johns Hopkins APL Names Stephen Lewia Strategic Deterrence Mission Area Exec

TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 8, 2016 — Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory has promoted Stephen Lewia from deputy mission area executive for strategic deterrence to mission area executive, GovCon Executive reported Thursday. Johns Hopkins APL said Wednesday strategic deterrence is one of the mission areas under its force projection sector, where Lewia …

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Johns Hopkins APL Develops Location-Aware Emergency Alert Technology

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 9,  2015 — Johns Hopkins University’s Applied Research Laboratory said it has developed a technology that allows smartphone user to receive accurate location-specific notices from authorities during emergencies, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Arbitrary-Size Location-Aware Targeting, or ASLAT, works to checks the built-in tracker on mobile devices to determine …

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Johns Hopkins APL Gets NASA Funds for Compact Gamma-Ray Spectrometer

Johns Hopkins University’s Applied Physics Laboratory has received $3 million in funds from NASA to advance the development of a miniature, gamma-ray spectrometer for the space agency’s future research missions. APL said Thursday it will collaborate with the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory to develop the compact tool, dubbed GeMiNi Plus, …

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James Stavridis Takes Senior Fellow Role at Johns Hopkins APL; Ralph Semmel Comments

Adm. James Stavridis, formerly commander of NATO Forces, has joined Johns Hopkins University’s Applied Physics Laboratory as a senior fellow. APL’s senior fellows program works to combine technology and policy in an effort to meet the requirements of U.S. military leaders and government officials, the laboratory said Tuesday. “We are honored to welcome Jim …

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